Dauntless goes beyond the standard trappings of YA fantasy with an epic story that is set in a vibrant, living world; is led by powerful women; and is daring enough to interrogate the narrative and future of its own histories. I have so much to say about this novel, so my review will focus on three aspects that I find amazing: its worldbuilding, characters, and historiography.
Iron Widow is a mecha anime in written form and follows a reimagined Wu Zetian--first and only woman emperor of China--as she takes down the patriarchy with the help of her two boyfriends.
This is my first year to join the Asian Readathon hosted by Cindy, and I am happy to report that I've finished the books I picked in my TBR. I've also had some wiggle room to read more Asian-authored books, so this post is unexpectedly twice as long as I planned! Here are mini reviews… Continue reading Asian Readathon 2021 Wrap-up